DX News Letter 1430
April 14, 2005

DX-NL 1430 April 14, 2005
DX News Letter

a free weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF Contesting"

Editor: Karlfried Henrichs, DL1EK
(e-mail: dxmb@darc.de)

translation by: Bob, DL7VOA
(e-mail: dl7voa@darc.de)

DX Announcements

ANTARCTICA, VP8/A, AN-011 Ed, ZL5KX, is momentarily working at the "Scott Base" (ZL-02) on Ross Island (AN-011). Usually he is working Europe over the long path on 20m from 0800-0900 UTC. His station also has a website with camera: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz.

BAHAMAS, C6, NA-080 Dave, G4WFQ, will sign C6AWF from Treasure Cay, Abaco Island (NA-080) from Apr 15-29. He plans to work mainly in CW/RTTY, but also SSB, on 80-10m incl. the WARC bands. QSL via G3SWH. More information online at: http://www.g4wfq.btinternet.co.uk.

BRAZIL, PY ZW6FSM will be active on 20/40/80m from Fort Sao Marcos (DFB BA-05) in CW on Apr 17/18 and in SSB on Apr 20/21. QSL via PY6KW, bureau ok.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7, OC-038 Rick, ZL7/AI5P, is active on the air mainly in CW on 10-40m (as usual during his Pacific tour) from Apr 15-26. QSL via AI5P.

CRETE, SV9, EU-015 Rosel, SV9/DL3KWR, and Hardy, SV9/DL3KWF, will be QRV from Apr 16-30. They prefer to operate in CW, on 80m and the WARC bands between "tea hour and midnight". QSLs via homecalls. QSL requests via e-mail preferred to: dl3kwr@darc.de or dl3kwf@darc.de

CROATIA, 9A The special event station 9A0IARU is QRV from Murter Island during the Central European IARU Region I Meeting from Apr 15-17. QSL via 9A6AA.

COOK ISLANDS, E5 The International Telecommunication Union allocated the callsign block E5A-E5Z to the Cook Islands lately. This may change the DXCC status of the Cooks (now a "political entity") but the effects are minimal: The island of Palmerston belongs to North Cook now! North and South Cook still count as two different DXCC entities.

DENMARK, OZ, EU-172 The special event station OZ5HCA celebrates the 200th birthday of the Danish poet Hans Christian Andersen from Odense on Fyn Island (EU-172) until Apr 30. QSL via OZ3FYN.

GERMANY, DL, EU-127 DF0CB is working in SSB on 20/40/80/2m from Helgoland (EU-127,GIA N-14) from Apr 15-17. QSL via bureau.

GHANA, 9G Sigi, DL7DF, will be active from Ghana in CW (and SSTV) on 160-10m from Apr 18-25. He will run 700 watts into a beam and dipoles. QSL via DL7DF. More information can be found on his website: http://www.dl7df.com.

ISRAEL, 4X Jack, 4X/PA3AJW, and Ron, 4X/PA3BMQ, are QRV from the Golan Heights in CW/SSB from Apr 11-21. They will sign 4X2C in the Holyland DX Contest. --- Dov, 4Z4DX, plans an activity from the lighthouse in Jaffa on Apr 16/17. QSL unfortunately only direct or via LoTW.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX Jaak, EX/ES1FB, and Oleg, EX/ES1RA, plan to be on the air from Apr 19-28. QSLs via homecalls.

LATVIA, YL YL740C, YL740M and YL740T are the special event calls of Karlis, YL2MD, Serge, YL2MU, and Andris, YL2GQT. They celebrate the 740th anniversary of the city Jelgava until Jun 28. QSLs via homecalls.

MARTINIQUE, FM, NA-107 Guy, FM/F5MNW, is working in CW on 160-10m with 100 watts and a vertical from Apr 10-24. QSL via F5MNW.

MAURITIUS, 3B8, AF-049 Mart, DL6UAA, will be QRV again as 3B8MM from Apr 19/20 until May 10. QSL via homecall, buro ok. Check out his website: http://www.dl6uaa.com.

MONGOLIA, JT Nicola, I0SNY, will sign JT1Y from Ulaanbaatar between Apr 20 and May 8. QSL via I0SNY.

NORWAY, LA, EU-056 Trond, LA9VDA, Bjorn, LA5UKA, and Andreas, LA8AJA, are visiting the island of Gossen (EU-056) from Apr 15-18. Expect them to be active in CW/SSB/ RTTY on 15-80m.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9 Toni, EA9CP, intends to become QRV in SSB on 10/15/20m from Apr 10-17. He also plans to visit the lighthouse Sao Sebastiao (ARLHS SAO-002). QSL via homecall, bureau ok.

QSL Info

QSL direct: 5H9KR, 6O0CW, 9K50KAC, 9Y4/DL6FBL, HE3RSI, HZ1SK, LU1ZD, LZ2TU, LU3XPL, LZ9X, OC4WW (OH0XX), PJ5NA (NA-145, K1NA), T20DX, T2AH, VP2MZM, VP2V/K1ZZ, VU2MKP, XU7ADE, YZ1EW, ZF2K, ZK3DX (OC-048, EB2AYV), ZS2MI (77/78).

QSL bureau: 3D2FM (OC-016, F5CWJ), 3W6HM (AS-128, JF1OCQ), 5N0W (OK1DXE), 4N7EC, 5T5HC (JA0HC), 6F1LM, 8J1RF (AN-016, JA0WJN), 9H3YA, 9A/HA5AZZ/p (EU-016), 9H3X (EU-023,PE1NGF),9H9PA (EU-023,PB9ZR), 9K2QA, 9M6NA (OC-133, JE1JKL),9N7ET (JI1LET),9Y4ZC (via DL4MDO), AN7MPM, BW9W (AS-155, BV2KI), CE6TBN/8 (SA-032,SA-091, N1IBM), CQ14BMW (CT1BNW), CQ14XK (CT1XK), DJ8QP (EU-043, EU-138), DS0XO, ES1924M (ES1QD), ES85X (ES7QF), F6BEE/6W, FG/DL6YCQ (NA-114), HB0/DJ0YI, HB0/DJ3XD, HB0/DL6UCD/p, IM0M (EU-165, IS0BMU), IU1DCI (IK1QMF), IZ7FLQ/p (EU-091), J42004/DH1PS, JH4WXV/6 (AS-067), JA6PSI (AS-049,JI5RPT), JM1TUY (AS-007), JY8MZ (S51GL), LA/DL5ME (EU-061), LZ1BJ/1 (EU-181), OZ0MS (EU-030, DH8BQA), PA3FXY/p (EU-146), SX8K (EU-113, SV1QN), T9/KG6KZK (T98U), TA4/DL2OBO, TA5/DJ8QP, TA8/DJ8QP, TK/F6AUS (EU-014), TM7OAA (F6KAT), TO6M (NA-107,F6AUS), V63SXW (OC-012, G3SXW), VK9XYL (OC-002, VK3DYL), YB9/F8CFU (OC-150), YI/KV4EB (K0JN), YV1/W5ALT, ZM6CL, ZK1ETW (OC-013,OC-082, SM7ETW)

QSL managers

(d) = direct only (B) = bureau ok * = new manager


DATE         CALL        DXNL

19Apr-10May  3B8MM       1430 *
NOW  -Apr05  3CAK        1418/20
11Apr-21Apr  4X/PA3AJW.. 1430 *
16Apr-17Apr  4X2C        1430 *
16Apr-17Apr  4Z4DX       1430 *
14Oct-Apr05  6O0JT       1407
15Apr-17Apr  9A0IARU     1430 *
18Apr-25Apr  9G/DL7DF    1430 *
NOW  -31Dec  9N7JO       1424/26
NOW  -31Dec  9Q0AR,9Q1D  1425
NOW  -15Apr  9Q6MGK      1427

06Apr-20Apr  A25/DL7CM.. 1428
04Apr-15Apr  A52JO       1429
12Apr-05Jun  BX3/DJ3KR   1429
15Apr-29Apr  C6AWF       1430 *
26Mar-27Mar  CN8NK       1428
01Apr-15Apr  CP6/DF9GR   1428
15Apr-17Apr  DF0CB       1430 *
01Apr-30Apr  DU2/K7QN    1429
NOW  -May05  DX0K        1422/23/26
NOW  -31Dec  EI05CCC     1424
19Apr-28Apr  EX/ES1FB    1430 *

10Apr-14Apr  F6FTB       1429
08Apr-22Apr  FM/DF7GB..  1429
10Apr-24Apr  FM/F5MNW    1430 *
01Feb-31Dec  HA200CVM    1423
NOW  -Nov05  HF0POL      1417
25Jan-25Apr  HF4IARU     1419
03Apr-05May  HI8/IW0OAZ  1429
NOW  -30Jun  HZ1EX       1429
NOW  -Apr05  J20FH       1416/17
20Apr-08May  JT1Y        1430 *
NOW  -Apr05  JW4SNA      1408

NOW  -Apr05  KP2/KL7JR   1415
15Apr-18Apr  LA9VDA..    1430 *
27Mar-14Apr  OZ/DJ7MG    1428
NOW  -30Apr  OZ5HCA      1430 *
18Nov-18May  P49MR       1411
NOW  -Mar06  R1ANT       1428
10Apr-17Apr  S9/EA9CP    1430 *
NOW  -Apr05  S9SS        1390
01Feb-30Apr  SN7IARU     1421
NOW  -Apr05  ST2T        1418
16Apr-30Apr  SV9/DL3KWR..1430 *

NOW  -Feb06  TJ3SL       1407
NOW  -Jul06  TR8FC       1425
NOW  -Sep05  TT8FT       1401
01Apr-05May  UU4JO/4     1429
NOW  -30Apr  VE7JZ       1422
NOW  -2005   XW3DT       1410
NOW          YI9XJ       1429
NOW  -28Jun  YL740C..    1430 *
NOW  -Mar06  ZD8I        1402
NOW          ZD9/N6TQS   1429
15Apr-26Apr  ZL7/AI5P    1430 *
NOW          ZL5KX       1430 *
NOW  -31Dec  ZS75PTA     1419
17Apr-21Apr  ZW6FSM      1430 *

 * = new
.. = and other calls

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